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Neutral with regard to Airport/KM-22.1.2009

Our Chairman Terry Preston released the following statement through the Kentish Express:
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Sea Wall will benefit Dymchurch/KM -22.1.2009

How £60m work to sea wall will benefit Dymchurch.  Article from the Kentish Express below in pdf format.
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Concern for rest of coastline-KM Article/22.1.09

Below an article in pdf format published on 22.1.2009 in the Kentish Express concerning our sea defences on the Marsh. Please click on the link to read the full text.
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EA Update on the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy

During  a meeting between  DOC and the EA  early in  December 2008 DOC had requested to receive monthly progress updates from the EA regarding  the scheme  in order to keep its members and  communities on the Marsh fully informed . We are delighted to report that the EA  agreed to provide these updates and we [...]

Fighting a losing shingle battle!

Time is of the essence to start building the new sea defences for  the Romney Marsh as we are fighting a losing battle with the re-shingling . Below is a photographic record from Broomhill, Jury’s Gap and Lydd/ MOD Ranges taken over the last 3 months which shows the movement of shingle and the repeated [...]

Second Phase of Seawall Work at Dymchurch begins.

Work is about to continue with the second phase of a £60 million seawall at Dymchurch and letters have been sent out to hundreds of residents detailing the works and promising to keep the disruption to a minimum. This final stage of the flood defence scheme from High Knocke to Dymchurch Redoubt is anticipated for [...]

DEFRA’s vision for Coastal Management!

DEFRA has just published their “Strategy for promoting an integrated approach to the management of coastal areas in England’ .

This documents sets out the Government’s vision for coastal management, objectives and actions to achieve the vision, and  explains how all the changes currently being taken forward will work together in coastal areas.

But the report has [...]

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